When German midfielder Mesut Ozil arrived at Arsenal on transfer deadline day in what was a club-record transfer fee of £42.5 million, some argued that the creative midfielder wasn't what the Gunners needed to be considered as title contenders this season.
However, Ozil is gradually silencing his critics and affirming that indeed Arsene Wenger was right in breaking the bank to secure his signature.
Ozil has also gone on to prove that he remains the 'King of Assists' who could provide that killer pass that could break the deadlock. The German international again confirmed this with his display on Sunday in Arsenal's game against Stoke City.
Ozil provided all three assists as Arsenal trounced Stoke to secure their seventh consecutive win since their opening day home loss to Aston Villa as the Gunners also move to the top of the Premier League.
The attacking midfielder had already proven his mettle at Real Madrid - he is a player with class who can make the difference and his arrival is proving to be a great boost to Arsenal as it seems to have transformed the north London side into genuine title contenders.
The German midfield maestro - who finished several seasons atop of the La Liga assist chart - is a delight to watch anytime as his sleek touches, vision, finesse, accurate passes and improvisation as an attacking midfielder makes the game of soccer look so easy.
His style and knack for providing assists for his teammates has often been compared to that of Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane.
The playmaker does not only have an amazing reputation of providing assists, he is also a prolific goalscorer and it is hoped that the former Madrid player will guide Arsenal to a trophy this term.
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